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Functional Fitness education

Caregiver Education: Functional Fitness – VIRTUAL

Designed for all ages! Join us for a VIRTUAL educational seminar that will not only address the main health challenges of people with Down syndrome, but also how to address them at every stage of life.   Scott Quaife, NSCA-CPT, our Health and Wellness Coordinator, will discuss a variety


Employment seminar sponsored by UnitedHealthcare

Preparing Kids and Adults with ID/DD for Employment – VIRTUAL

Designed for supporters of all ages! Join us for a VIRTUAL educational seminar on how to support your self-advocate when navigating their employment journey. Our Employment Coordinator, Amanda Myers, CESP, will discuss a variety of ways to integrate vocational training into daily activities and how to optimize skill-building across


Caregiver Workshop: Addressing Relationships, Puberty and Sexuality

At Down Syndrome Innovations, our team understands that teaching your loved one with Down syndrome about puberty, sexuality, and relationships can feel very overwhelming. Using materials from the evidence-based curriculum, members of our Pathways Therapy Team (who are Elevatus-trained sexuality educators) will provide general information on how to navigate


Speech-Language Consultations – Pathways Therapy Service

Do you or other family members have trouble understanding your child? Are you concerned about limited vocabulary or language delays? Does your child use an alternative or augmentative communication system? Communication challenges can impact every aspect of independence, safety, and learning. We are here to support your family! Our


DS-ASD Connection Group

DS-ASD Connection is a virtual gathering of caregivers to discuss resources, strategies, community supports, and challenges related to a child or adult’s current or potential dual-diagnosis of Down syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder.   This group is facilitated by Down Syndrome Innovations staff, and we will occasionally invite special


potty training 2024

Caregiver Education Series: Potty Training

Join the Down Syndrome Innovations Therapy Team to learn how the developmental domains and learning characteristics of Down syndrome can influence potty training. Our Therapy Team will identify general evidence-based potty-training strategies and discuss alternative strategies that can be individualized to meet each family’s needs.  NOTE: due to the


Behavior Consultations – Pathways Therapy Service

Do behavior challenges make it difficult to complete daily routines such as getting ready for school or going to bed? Do you avoid activities or places because you fear having to deal with a meltdown? Do you worry how you will manage behavior challenges once your child is too